Lisa Townsend
Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey
01483 630200

Lisa was elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey in May 2021.

She started her working life working as a member of parliamentary staff in the House of Commons and has since held a number of senior positions in public affairs and communications; including as a Director of companies, and Lead for Media and Communications at The Institute of Directors.

Lisa is a Runnymede resident, and has lived in Surrey for 12 years with her husband and their two cats. She enjoys sport, is a Spurs fan and is committed to ending violence against women and girls.

Lisa’s priorities include: 

  • Improving road safety and enforcement
  • Improving police visibility by ensuring officers spend time in communities across Surrey
  • Cracking down on County Lines including protecting vulnerable children from grooming
  • Tackling anti-social behaviour.


Surrey Police & Crime Plan 2021-2025